CHAPTER 54

RELATING TO SANITARY SEWER DISTRICTS

AN ACT AMENDING CHAPTER 23, TITLE 9, DELAWARE CODE OF 1953, ENTITLED "SANITARY SEWER *DISTRICTS" AUTHORIZING THE LEVY COURT TO ORDER SEWER CONNECTIONS IN CERTAIN CASES; ' ENFORCEMENT.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Chapter 23, Title 9, Delaware Code of 1953 is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section:

§ 2321. Order to connect to sanitary sewer; enforcement

(c) The Levy Court may, where it deems it necessary to the preservation of public health, order the owner of any lot or parcel of land within a sanitary district which abuts upon a street or other public way containing a sanitary sewer, which is part of or which is served or may be served by the county sewerage system and upon which lot or parcel of land a building shall have been constructed for residential, commercial or industrial use, to connect such building with such sanitary sewer.

(d) If any owner shall fail to comply within sixty (60) days with such order to connect with a sanitary sewer, the Levy Court shall forthwith institute action in the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware to compel compliance with such order.

Approved May 7, 1953.